2024 National Button Society Convention

MBS Events


For a look into the world of buttons, antique, vintage, or modern, come join enthusiastic button collectors for many hours of entertainment. The shows feature button displays, educational opportunities, button sales, socialization, friendship and a whole lot of buttons! Browse captivating button competition events at our fall show.

All events are public events and admission is a minimal cost or even free depending on the venue reserved.

Spring Show 2024 - For the Love of Buttons

May 3-4, 2024


The Historic Depot
125 Jackson St
Chelsea, MI 48118


The Comfort Inn
1645 Commerce Park Dr
Chelsea, MI 48118

Call for Reservations: 734-433-8000. Mention the MBS for $119 per night room rate, includes breakfast.

Host club: Bay Button Bunch
Ways and Means: SouthWest Button Box
Education: Blue Water Buttoneers & Thumb Button Group
Raffle: Jacksonians
Registration: West Michigan Buttoneers


Friday, May 3

3-6 pm Dealer set-up
6 pm Dinner at the Depot
7-7:45 pm Program at the Depot
7:45-10 pm Night owl shopping at The Depot

Saturday, May 4

8:30-9:30 am Dealer set-up
9:30 am – 4:30 pm Showroom open
9:30 am Theme tray check-in
4 pm Raffle winners drawn
4:15 pm Theme trays check-out
4:30 pm Showroom closes

Meal Registration Form

Not using Paypal? Mail a $25 check made out to the Michigan Button Society. Be sure to include a note indicating which wrap you desire — ham or vege. Orders should be sent to:

Linda Furgason
5327 Browns Lake Rd
Jackson, MI 49203

Deadline for ordering/mailing meals is April 25, 2024.




Includes Favor Button. Boxed meal consisting of Tomato Basil Soup, 1/2 Ham OR Veggie Wrap, Antipasto Salad, Heart-shaped Cookie, and Water or Pop.
Price: $27.00
Price includes a $2 Paypal service fee.




2024 National Button Society Convention

Presented by the NBS Board of Directors

Saturday, August 4 — Saturday, August 10, 2024

Be sure to occasionally check the EVENTS page at for more information.

To reserve your hotel room for the national convention, click here or call 1-800-774-1500. Mention the National Button Society block for their group rate.

A Spring Show

Button shopper stopping to look at engraved pearl buttons made by Diane S.

Competition Display

Competition trays of buttons exhibited at a fall show.

Show Overview

Room view of a button show.